9780077346225

The Humanistic Tradition Book 5: Romanticism, Realism, and the Nineteenth-Century World

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    9780077346225

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    007734622X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/29/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The Humanistic Tradition features a flexible, topical approach that helps students understand humankind's creative legacy as a continuum rather than as a series of isolated events. This widely acclaimed interdisciplinary survey offers a global perspective, countless illustrations, and more than 150 literary sources. Available in multiple formats, The Humanistic Tradition explores the political, economic, and social contexts of human culture, providing a global and multicultural perspective which helps students better understand the relationship between the West and other world cultures.

Table of Contents

Book 5: Romanticism, Realism, and the Nineteenth-Century World

27 The Romantic View of Nature

Looking Ahead

The Progress of Industrialization

Early Nineteenth-Century Thought

Nature and the Natural in European Literature

Nature and the Natural in Asian Literature

Romantic Landscape Painting

American Romanticism

Looking Back

28 The Romantic Hero

Looking Ahead

Nationalism and the Hero

The Promethean Hero

Goethe's Faust: The Quintessential Romantic Hero

Romantic Love and Romantic Stereotypes

Looking Back

29 The Romantic Style in Art and Music

Looking Ahead

Heroic Themes in Art

Trends in Mid Nineteenth-Century Architecture

The Romantic Style in Music

The Romantic Ballet

Romantic Opera

Looking Back

30 Industry, Empire, and the Realist Style

Looking Ahead

The Global Dominion of the West

Nineteenth-Century Social Theory

Realism in Literature

Realism in the Visual Arts

Late Nineteenth-Century Architecture

Realism in Music

Looking Back

31 The Move Toward Modernism

Looking Ahead

Late Nineteenth-Century Thought

Poetry in the Late Nineteenth Century: The Symbolists

Music in the Late Ninteenth Century: Debussy

Painting in the Late Ninteenth Century

Art Nouveau

Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century

The Arts of Africa and Oceania

Postimpressionism

Looking Back

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